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Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies Betting Lines and Pick

Washington Nationals


Philadelphia Phillies
Friday, May 02, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

The visiting Washington Nationals hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Citizens Bank Park against the Philadelphia Phillies.

For the Philadelphia Phillies, Cliff Lee gets the ball, charged with keeping the Washington Nationals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Stephen Strasburg, 2-2 on the year.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as -112 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.9-3.7 win for the Nationals. A 4.9-3.7 result in favor of the Nationals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Philadelphia (13-13) will face the 16-12 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 27 and the Washington Nationals at No. 19 heading into this contest.

How Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 11 ranking for hits at 8.92 per game. By contrast, the Washington Nationals are rated No. 7 in the same category at 9.04 per game.

Philadelphia owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.12 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 7-0 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -137 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Jordan Zimmermann chucked 6 1/3 shutout innings at the Astros in their last game, striking out 7 in a 7-0 win against Houston in baseball action at Minute Maid Park.

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Philadelphia, Saturday, May 3rd